Museums / Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator, The Junior Associates Full Time Permanent

The Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art is currently accepting applications for a program coordinator to manage the overall administration of The Junior Associates, a group of 350 members. Reporting to and working directly with the manager of Affiliate Programs and Junior Associates co-chairs and steering committee, the incumbent plans fundraising strategies and extensive agendas for the group (35 exclusive events a year) and oversees JA steering committee with three to four annual committee meetings.

Additional responsibilities include:

Independently creates, produces, and hosts all JA events throughout the year; oversees all details, including invitations, financials, security, and catering.

Serves as liaison between Junior Associates, Museum staff, outside organizations, and individuals from the art community at large. In particular, collaborates with Museum’s curatorial staff and departments of Membership, Development, and Exhibition and Program Funding.

Processes membership applications and renewals and oversees general correspondence, including letters of thanks and acknowledgments for gifts.

Answers phone and email inquiries from members and prospective members.

Maintains membership database, confidential donor files, JA website, and department records.

Develops and oversees JA annual budget. Processes invoices and tracks expenses. Ensures funds received are directed to the appropriate Museum accounts.

Designs, implements, and manages all fundraising strategies for JA activities related to Museum’s capital campaign.

Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in art history, and two to three years related development/membership experience or equivalent. Experience working with high-level donors with a proven track record in fundraising. Excellent organizational and analytical skills, with strong attention to detail. Ability to effectively deal with large groups of people. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to produce under deadline and work effectively with a diverse group. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and with databases, office procedures, and office equipment. Facility with numbers to work with budgets and financial data. Available to work some evenings and weekends.

Application Instructions 

Please submit resume and cover letter (preferably in PDF format), including salary requirements, to Please reference the position title/department in the subject line.

The Museum of Modern Art is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 2 months ago
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Job Title: Program Coordinator, The Junior Associates
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